Asian History Month at Cedar Mount

17 June, 2019

After the success of Black History Month in October, Cedar Mount recently celebrated Asian History Month. Gorton MP Afzal Khan came in to speak to students, there were house competitions, current affairs activities for form time and lessons relating to the theme. For example, in Y7/8 in Music the students learned about classical Indian music, […]

BFET student helps launch UK’s first ever Resilience Pathway

14 June, 2019

The UK’s first ever ‘Resilience Pathway’ has been unveiled this week in Blackpool and South Shore Academy was thrilled and honoured to be involved. Each paving stone on the pathway illustrates a “move” – an idea or suggestion – to help young people, their families and friends find a sense of belonging, cope with any […]

BFET welcomes guests from Singapore

11 June, 2019

A number of our schools welcomed three teaching professionals from Singapore this month, completing learning walks, taking part in lessons, speaking to staff and students and watching extracurricular activities such as Duke of Edinburgh. The visit has further strengthened links between our Trust and Katong Convent in Singapore, enabling us to build education bridges as […]

A Royal Reward

13 May, 2019

Students and staff from one of our academies were honoured to meet HRH Princess Anne this month, when they were invited to award-winning cloud host provider UKFast, to celebrate being awarded the Princess Royal Training Award 2019. The Royal visit took in a tour of the UKFast campus and as education partners of UKFast, Mrs […]

Breakfast club

26 April, 2019

South Shore Academy is the first high school in Blackpool to offer free breakfasts to all of its pupils. This is part of the Government’s National School Breakfast Programme (NSBP), which is being delivered by the charities Family Action and Magic Breakfast. Research has proved that a healthy breakfast can provide children with the energy and nutrients […]